Posts By: Brian Beasley

Competitive Edge: Blue Jeans and the “Meet Me” Model

I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blogs about hosted alternatives to traditional on-premises video conferencing. Some solutions take a “meet-me” approach, like Blue Jeans, and while it’s clear that cloud alternatives to video conferencing are emerging as the preferred implementation, I find myself wondering, How much real innovation is going on here? Scheduling a… Continue ReadingAmplify, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends


Lifesize Cloud Interop | Skype for Business

One of the reasons Lifesize Cloud is gaining traction in the market and becoming a favored productivity tool is that it fits within established workflows. Users want to remain within the app and user interface they know. Few businesses are willing to rejigger their processes to accommodate a communications and collaboration tool. And the larger… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Products, Skype


Lifesize Enables Skype Video Calling

When your team is together in the same place and needs to meet another party over video, you’ll want to do it in a meeting room with a large display, not with everyone squished around a laptop. The Lifesize Icon Flex helps you extend the experience of your desktop application in your meeting room and… Continue ReadingLifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Products, Skype, Technology


The Importance of Choice in a Video Conferencing Solution

Some people prefer to work within a framework and are completely comfortable with whatever systems and tools are provided to them. Excellent! Uniformity and consistency have many advantages. Others prefer to have and use their own tools. These people thrive on and take pride in making their own choices. It’s like the auto mechanic, plumber,… Continue ReadingCloud, Lifesize, Products


Real-Time Collaboration and the Importance of 1080p Data

I’m amused by people who insist that they need to see things on paper. We live in a digital age, yet we consume more forests than ever. People print their daily calendars, emails (really?), draft copy for data sheets, user guides, web content and even the catering menus from their favorite restaurants so they can… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Technology


Taking small teams and small meeting and huddle rooms to the big time

Why are there so many huddle rooms in small and big businesses? Because small teams tend to be more agile, efficient and effective. I doubt many would argue that assertion. What’s remarkable is that often, these small teams are poorly resourced. They aren’t granted the requisite funds for the tasks they are assigned, and they… Continue ReadingCloud, Lifesize, Products